Winthrop University Hospital
259 First Street
Mineola, New York 11501
Phone: (516) 663-0333
Founded in 1896 by a group of local physicians and concerned citizens, Long Island's first voluntary hospital is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center and New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. Winthrop-University Hospital is a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
In 2010, Winthrop provided inpatient care for 33,082 men, women, and children. There were over 66,000 emergency visits and 4,632 childbirths logged for the year. More than 3,802 electrophysiology procedures and 4,892 cardiac catheterizations were performed. Over 18,500 surgical procedures were completed, including 458 open-heart operations. Winthrop's certified Home Health Agency and its Long Term Homecare Program provided over 121,000 visits to community residents.
The Hospital employs 6,000 dedicated and caring individuals, including nearly 1,500 nurses and 1,525 full-time and voluntary attending medical staff. Winthrop offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient programs and services for the newborn through the elderly, primarily from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties on Long Island, in a dynamic, progressive environment.
Men, woman and children of all ages receive expert care from specialists in Winthrop’s Institute for Family Care. Women’s Health Services provides an array of diagnostic and treatment programs. Its obstetrics & gynecology program is known for its patient-centered philosophy, which puts the needs and preferences of women first. The 15,000-square-foot New Life Center houses 16 comfortably appointed Labor/Delivery/Recovery suites for expectant mothers. As a New York State-designated Regional Perinatal Center, Winthrop’s neonatal intensive care unit treats high-risk infants born at Winthrop, and cares for scores of seriously ill newborns transported annually to Winthrop from other hospitals for specialized treatment. Winthrop’s Children’s Medical Center provides a broad spectrum of pediatric programs, including primary/preventive care and a comprehensive range of sophisticated subspecialty services are offered for infants, children and adolescents in the 15,000-square-foot Hagedorn Pediatric In-patient Center. Awash in natural light and bright colors, the Center includes 32 beds in 20 patients rooms with sleeping accommodations for parents, an 8-room Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 5 rooms dedicated to cancer patients and their families, and a large Child Life Activity Center and lounge where children can play and relax. And a comprehensive Pediatric Specialty Center offers a full range of outpatient services for children and adolescents.